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BY: RORY SPEARS
WHAT WILL BE THE COST TO RENOVATE MT. PROSPECT
The future of the renovation for the Mt.
Prospect Golf Course, goes in front of the
park districts board this coming Wednesday
night at 7 PM.
More information at Mppd.org. Residents
are welcome to attend, and ask questions
in the open session.
Recent cost estimates about the project have
risen according to multiple media reports.
Those reports indicate that the new numbers,
could be as high as 6.7 million dollars for
the golf course. Then another 1.6 million for
the new maintenance center.
Park District officials appeared to be a bit
surprised by the new numbers, but admit
they are not yet official.
THE PAR 3, 8TH HOLE AT MT. PROSPECT
The park district is prepared for borrow
up to 8 million dollars to complete the
On Wednesday night the park board will
further discuss the golf course project,
and could approve the financing for the
project. The golf course renovation is
being designed by architect David Esler.
More details and the final voting on the
project are expected to happen at the
May meeting, and once final bids are
obtained and the board has reviewed
The golf course is expected to close for
the summer on Sunday June 15th, so that
the renovation can full advantage of the
summer and fall growing season, and then
the spring season of 2015. The hope is that
the golf course will reopen in June of 2015.
COG HILL DEMO DAY NEXT SATURDAY APRIL 26TH.
Chicago’s largest outdoor demo day is
next Saturday 9-3 PM on the Cog Hill
range. Hit FREE range balls with all
the clubs from the major manufacturers.
(866)-COG-HILL for more information.
ON FRIDAY APRIL 25TH Mistwood
Golf Club will open for the season.
(815)-254-3333 or Mistwoodgc.com
for tee times and more.
GOLFERS ON GOLF RADIO returns
tomorrow morning at 9 AM. Tune into
WSBC AM 1240 and WCFJ AM 1470
to hear the show. The show will be
the first of 21 this summer.
THE GOG BLOG’S SUNDAY MORNING
SHORT GAME, returns tomorrow with
a preview of the show and more.